A's come from behind

The A's battled back from an early 3-0 deficit to defeat the Tigers 9-4 on Saturday, putting them back in the win column again.

Beau was called in to stop the Tigers first inning rally. With three runs in, one out and runners on first and third Beau struck out the next two hitters to end the inning.

The A's had a good start at the plate in the first inning. Benji led off with a double to left and Beau followed with a single. Benji was then thrown out at third on a fielders choice grounder hit by Adam.

Sean then stepped up and knocked in Beau with a single to center. The Tiger pitcher then got hot by retiring the next eleven of the twelve A's he faced through four innings.

Beau continued pitching shutout ball for the A's through three innings and ended up allowing a single hit while fanning seven.

The A's faced a new pitcher to start the fifth and the bats finally woke up.

With one down Benji ripped his second double of the game driving in Sam, who had walked. Beau followed with a single then Adam stepped to the plate and laced a shot over the left fielders head and ended up bouncing off the wall. That blast easily drove in Benji and Beau.

Sean kept the rally going with a single that drove in Adam, then Kyle single up the middle scoring Sean.

The bats stayed hot in the sixth. With one down Trevor laid down a perfect drag bunt down the first base line that didn't draw a throw. Benji followed with a single to center completing his three hit game.

Beau drew a walk then Adam popped up to short right field. Trevor tagged up at third and scored on a close play at the plate.

Sean then stepped up and ripped his third hit and fourth RBI of the game as Benji and Beau scored.

Matt entered the game as the A's pitcher to start the bottom of the fourth.

He allowed one run on a couple of hits, but then struck out the Tigers number four hitter with the bases loaded to get out of the inning.

Matt then shut down the Tigers in the 5th and 6th allowing a single walk while striking out the side in both innings.

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